Below a small step-by-step guide on how to setup Jenkins with Github webhooks. This has been tested on a Jenkins 2.

Login into Github and go to your account settings (top right fly out menu/ settings)

Next select Developer settings from the left hand menu (at the bottom)

Then Pick Personal access tokens from the left hand menu

Provide a token description and select repo. At the bottom click the button to generate the token



A token wil be generated for you. Copy this token


Next we go into our Jenkins project and past the token in front of the url for our repo.

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